Self-Publishing Platforms

There are many different platforms available to individuals looking to self-publish. However, not all distribution platforms are made equal. Before you choose which platform is the right one for you, you should first determine your top priorities.

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Building a Book: Series Kickoff

There is so much to the story of writing a book. In this series, we are going to take you through the whole process from brainstorm to final manuscript.

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Toxic Romance: Villain to Hero

I find that romance is frequently the genre that does the most work to examine if villains are capable of change and worthy of love. Do people who have done terrible, depraved things deserve to be loved? Personally, I find it so much more interesting to watch characters work for redemption as opposed to attaining it through one heroic act that results in their death.

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February Recap

February is, in the timeless words of BLACKPINK, “Bada-bing, bada-boom-boom-boom.” I’m sure they coined the phrase.  For the shortest month of the year, February did not disappoint the world-at-large. On one end, we watched helplessly as extreme cold swept across the midwest, devastating many communities in Texas. On the other, we were able to take…

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House Tour, Final Stop: Publicity

Book publicity is the effort a book publicist makes to get the book(s) they’re promoting into the consciousness of consumers. Simply put, it is the job of the book publicist to help drive sales by building recognition.

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Tired Tropes

while tropes are important to writing genre fiction, please keep in mind that mishandled tropes can easily become cliches. And then there are tropes that are so beyond cliche they need to be retired. Below, we’ve highlighted some of the romance tropes we could do without.

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